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Registered Mental Health Nurse - Psychiatric Rehabilitation Team

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£27,055 to £32,934 a year Per annum
Closing date
26 Sep 2022

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full time vibrant Registered Mental Health Nurse for our Psychiatric Rehabilitation Service, which is based on the Bodmin Hospital site in Cornwall.

Fettle House is an open, inpatient, mixed gender unit supporting people recovering from complex and enduring mental health problems. A community Rehabilitation Team operates alongside the inpatient facility allowing the team to follow through a service specific pathway for our patients as they resume/ establish independent lives outside of the hospital setting.

This position is for a ward-based RN.

The Fettle Rehabilitation team works as part of a wider team that includes carers, families, other specialists e.g. Forensic services, housing, education, pharmacy,

Main duties of the job

We take a person-centred approach in developing individual care plans and goal setting.In addition, the post holder will have a key role supporting and supervising junior team members as well as participating in the continued review and development of the rehabilitation service.Regular individual support and supervision is provided.This is a full-time post with the requirement to be flexible in working shifts across the 24 hour clock including weekends and nights.

Whether you're already living in Cornwall or looking to relocate, you could take the next step in your career and benefit from living in a beautiful part of the country whilst making a real difference to patients. We are proud of our innovative and patient safety focused culture.Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to arrange a visit to the unit to find out more.

About us

We're an NHS community and mental health provider Trust based in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. We deliver community and hospital-based care to improve people's physical and mental health. We also provide specialist support to people with dementia or a learning disability.We are a people organisation and people matter to us. As part of the team, you'll help support the health and wellbeing of the people who live and visit this beautiful part of the UK.Over 4,000 people make up the Trust. This includes doctors, nurses, therapists, plus admin and support staff.We work in people's homes, in community clinics and bases. Some staff work from one of our 13 community hospitals. Our aspiration is to have great people, provide great care, be a great place to work and a great partner.Just over 532,000 people live here. A third of people who live in Cornwall are supported by acute hospital services in Devon. As a result, we also work closely with our partners in Devon. In the summer, and during other holidays lots of people choose to visit the area. This increases the numbers of people who use our services.

Job description Job responsibilities

For full information of the roles and responsibilities of this role, please see the attached job description and person specification.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Current professional registration - NMC
  • Professional qualification - RMN
  • To act as a mentor for student university placements. Having the mentoring qualification or being willing to work towards this
  • Diploma level professional education supplemented by specialist training and development or equivalent experience
Skills Essential
  • Up to date clinical skills in providing mental health care to patients in hospital.
  • Experience of working with patients with complex and challenging needs
  • Knowledge of recovery and rehabilitation principles

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